Young was the representative for Illinois’s 10th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1973 to 1974.
Young is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1974 positioned according to our ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Young sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 1973 to Dec 20, 1974. See full analysis methodology.
Young sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (25%) Private Legislation (14%) Taxation (14%) Labor and Employment (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (9%) Agriculture and Food (9%) Social Welfare (9%) Crime and Law Enforcement (9%)
Some of Young’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 17606 (93rd): A bill to amend section 305 of the Congressional Budget Act of ...
- H.R. 17171 (93rd): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to exclude ...
- H.R. 16590 (93rd): Franchise Act
- H.R. 16239 (93rd): Franchise Act
- H.R. 15782 (93rd): A bill to amend the Emergency Daylight Saving Time Energy Conservation Act ...
- H.R. 15499 (93rd): Federal Election Campaign Act Amendments
- H.R. 15500 (93rd): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to increase ...
From Jan 1973 to Dec 1974, Young missed 64 of 1,078 roll call votes, which is 5.9%. This is better than the median of 9.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1974. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- unitedstates/congress-legislators, a community project gathering congressional information
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- GovInfo.gov, for sponsored bills